Mona Jha

A makeshift memorial along the Boston Marathon course (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Local Runners Look To Settle Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

The first Boston Marathon since the bombings will be run Monday. Thirty-six thousand runners are set to compete — 9,000 more than last year.


Mona Jha of Montclair, N.J. witnessed the Boston Marathon bombings as she reached mile 26 on the course. She will go back and run the race this year to finish what she started. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ Marathoner Who Witnessed Boston Bombings Determined To Finish Race This Year

When the first blast went off, the Montclair native kept going. She said she feels if she hadn’t slowed down, she would have been right where the explosion happened.